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The Big Divide Among 2020 Democrats: Debating Why Trump Won

The Big Divide Among 2020 Democrats: Debating Why Trump Won

As Democrats compete to take on President Donald Trump in 2020, the debate over why he won in 2016 has led them to dramatically different answers that are shaping their campaigns.
Trump’s Worst Month in Office Was One of Mike Pence’s Best

Trump’s Worst Month in Office Was One of Mike Pence’s Best

October has been one of President Donald Trump’s worst months in office -- and one of Mike Pence’s best.
Botswana Opposition Leader Says Vote Was Rigged, Plans Challenge

Botswana Opposition Leader Says Vote Was Rigged, Plans Challenge

Botswana’s main opposition leader said this month’s national election, which the ruling party won by an unexpectedly large margin, was rigged and he intends to challenge it in court to head off
Brexit Bulletin: Wrap Up Warm, Britain

Brexit Bulletin: Wrap Up Warm, Britain

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Turkey Opposes U.S. Quest to Fund Syria Activity With Oil Money

Turkey Opposes U.S. Quest to Fund Syria Activity With Oil Money

Turkey adamantly opposes U.S. plans for Syrian oil, including Senator Lindsey Graham’s proposal to use crude revenue to help fund American military operations in the war-torn nation.
Kenya Raises Fiscal-Deficit Projection Second Time in Two Months

Kenya Raises Fiscal-Deficit Projection Second Time in Two Months

Kenya raised its budget-deficit forecast for the second time in less than two months as the East African nation’s government weighs spending cuts.
China’s Economy Has Seen Some Pressure From Trade War, Says CCIEE CEO

China’s Economy Has Seen Some Pressure From Trade War, Says CCIEE CEO

Zhang Xiaoqiang, executive vice chairman and chief executive officer at CCIEE and the former vice chairman of the National Development & Reform Commission, discusses the “phase 1” trade deal
How Boris Johnson’s Brexit Election Gamble Could Backfire

How Boris Johnson’s Brexit Election Gamble Could Backfire

Boris Johnson has succeeded, finally, in getting Parliament to give him the general election that he wants. The polls have him far ahead: YouGov had 36% of voters backing his Conservatives, with
Kenya Bank Stocks Gain as Lawmakers Back Plan to Scrap Rate Caps

Kenya Bank Stocks Gain as Lawmakers Back Plan to Scrap Rate Caps

Kenyan banking shares soared as lawmakers backed President Uhuru Kenyatta’s bid to remove a cap on interest rates that’s cut credit to businesses in East Africa’s biggest economy.
Last-Minute India Demands Jeopardize 16-Nation Asian Trade Pact

Last-Minute India Demands Jeopardize 16-Nation Asian Trade Pact

India keeps making last-minute requests after it agreed to terms for the world’s largest regional trade agreement, potentially preventing Asian leaders from announcing a breakthrough next week on the
The Drone Wars Are Already Here

The Drone Wars Are Already Here

The skies of Syria, Yemen, and Libya swarm with armed and dangerous unmanned aerial vehicles. And the technology is spreading farther and farther afield.
How Governments Use Immigration to Boost Their Economies

How Governments Use Immigration to Boost Their Economies

People from abroad bring brains and energy, but there’s always the risk of a backlash.
The Unsettled Life of Boris Johnson Pal Jennifer Arcuri

The Unsettled Life of Boris Johnson Pal Jennifer Arcuri

Once a fixture of London’s tech startup scene, the California entrepreneur has finally found fame—being “good friends” with the British prime minister. It’s not the way she planned.
What You Need to Know About Trump, Ukraine and Impeachment

What You Need to Know About Trump, Ukraine and Impeachment

The idea of impeaching President Donald Trump and removing him from office has been around for almost as long as Trump’s presidency. A small number of his hardest-core critics in the opposition
Putin Faces Syria Money Crunch After U.S. Keeps Control of Oil

Putin Faces Syria Money Crunch After U.S. Keeps Control of Oil

Russian President Vladimir Putin is facing an unwelcome new financial challenge in Syria after the U.S. pullback enabled his ally Bashar al-Assad to reclaim the biggest chunk of territory in the
Opposition Meltdown Puts South Africa’s Key Cities in Play

Opposition Meltdown Puts South Africa’s Key Cities in Play

A meltdown of South Africa’s official opposition and the resignation of its first black leader has left control of two key cities and their 104 billion-rand ($7.2-billion) budgets hanging in the
Charts That Show Budget Challenges for South Africa’s Mboweni

Charts That Show Budget Challenges for South Africa’s Mboweni

South African Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has to tick many boxes in his medium-term budget: credible fiscal and debt numbers, plans to boost economic growth and policy steps that increase investor
Brazil’s Bolsonaro Furious as His Name Is Cited in Murder Case

Brazil’s Bolsonaro Furious as His Name Is Cited in Murder Case

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro, angry over a report that cited his name in the investigation of a high-profile murder of a Rio de Janeiro councilwoman last year, lashed out during a state visit to
Capital Controls Seen on the Cards for Lebanon as Crisis Deepens

Capital Controls Seen on the Cards for Lebanon as Crisis Deepens

Calls are mounting for Lebanon to impose formal restrictions on the movement of money to defend the country’s dollar peg and prevent a run on the banks when they open their doors after nationwide
Zimbabwe Plans Platinum-Led Revival. Miners Say It Won’t Happen

Zimbabwe Plans Platinum-Led Revival. Miners Say It Won’t Happen

Zimbabwe’s government is banking on a platinum-mining boom to help revive its collapsing economy. The world’s biggest platinum companies say it isn’t going to happen.